A small-town scrap dealer’s fortunes turns as his wife wins Rs 1 crore on a Rs 100 lottery

This family from Punjab now looks forward to a better life with the funds won in the Punjab Lottery.

Chandigarh, March 24: Punjab State Dear 100 Monthly Lottery changed the life of a scrap dealer’s family overnight. Asha Rani, a housewife from Baghapurana, has won the 1st prize of Rs. one crore. The lucky winner on Wednesday submitted the ticket and required documents to the State Lotteries Department here for encashment of the prize.

Expressing happiness over winning the first prize, Asha said, “I had never thought in my wildest dreams that one day I will become a crorepati. It's a dream come true for me and my family". She said that her husband has a scrap shop at Baghapurana in Moga district and both her sons are also working in the shop.

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Talking about the future planning, Asha Rani (61) said that first of all, they will build a new house with the prize money as the existing house is very congested for her big family and the remaining amount will be utilized for expansion of her family business. This bumper prize money will be a great help to tide over financial worries, she added.

An official spokesperson of the Punjab State Lotteries Department said that Asha Rani, the winner of ticket no- C-74263, has submitted the documents today. The lotteries department officials assured the winner that the prize money will be credited to her account soon.

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